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Umaiyal

About Me: 

I am Umaiyal Umakanthan, a passionate Sri Lankan, studying at Asian University for Women, Bangladesh. When I was back at home, I did not have a clear idea about gender, gender based violence and/or sexism. In university, after taking courses, such as Gender in Asia, Psychology of Gender, Cultural Psychology, Gender Peace and Conflict, and Migration, I have realized the value of being women and hardships women experience each and every day in all corners of the world. Thus, to create awareness, share my knowledge, and to create close tie with women all around the world, I have joined World Pulse. I will contribute as much as I can to educate woman about their rights and will share ways that can empower women. Wanted to start my life journey as a change maker...

My Passions: 
Politics, Writing, Watching movies and analyzing gender representation, Listening music,
My Challenges: 
My identity as a Tamil woman in Sri Lanka, Creating awareness among older women due to my age
My Vision for the Future: 
Starting an NGO that can help providing education for children; Working on women issues
My Areas of Expertise: 
Online research, Reading, Writing, Summarizing and analyzing
My Languages: 
Tamil, English, Malayalam, Bangla

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